2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 45+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,579 276 7.0 6.0- 8.0 3,303 93.0 92.0-94.0
-Western 567 46 7.4 5.3-10.3 521 92.6 89.7-94.7
GENDER
Male 226 15 6.1 3.6-10.2 211 93.9 89.8-96.4
Female 341 31 8.5 5.6-12.9 310 91.5 87.1-94.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 505 40 7.4 5.2-10.4 465 92.6 89.6-94.8
Non-Hispanic Black 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
45-54 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
65-74 175 18 9.1 5.5-14.6 157 90.9 85.4-94.5
75+ 118 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 137 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 165 *** *** *** *** *** ***
College Graduate 204 18 8.2 4.9-13.5 186 91.8 86.5-95.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 226 27 12.0 7.8-18.0 199 88.0 82.0-92.2
No 340 19 4.5 2.7- 7.4 321 95.5 92.6-97.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 487 41 7.7 5.4-10.9 446 92.3 89.1-94.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 222 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 247 23 8.1 5.1-12.6 224 91.9 87.4-94.9
Unable to Work 48 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 122 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 52 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 281 17 6.3 3.7-10.4 264 93.7 89.6-96.3
HOUSING
Own 459 36 7.0 4.8-10.2 423 93.0 89.8-95.2
Rent 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other arrangement 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Regional City or Suburban County 171 13 7.8 4.4-13.6 158 92.2 86.4-95.6
Rural 396 33 7.3 4.8-10.8 363 92.7 89.2-95.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 121 13 8.8 4.8-15.4 108 91.2 84.6-95.2
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 213 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 233 19 8.0 4.9-12.7 214 92.0 87.3-95.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 308 25 7.3 4.8-11.1 283 92.7 88.9-95.2
2nd Quartile 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
3rd Quartile 158 17 10.6 6.0-18.2 141 89.4 81.8-94.0

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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